Loose Threads – Marriage According to the Bible cont’d

WHY DID ABRAHAM BANISH ISHMAEL? Abraham made a great feast on the day that Isaac was weaned. But Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian, whom she had borne to Abraham, laughing. So she said to Abraham, 10 Wherefore she said unto Abraham, Cast out this bondwoman and her son: for the son of this … Continue reading Loose Threads – Marriage According to the Bible cont’d

THE THREAD CONTINUES: THE DIFFICULT DEFINITIONS

In this lesson we are going to tackle two words that most people shy away from when discussing marriage - headship and submission. Instead of flinching, we are going to tackle these concepts head on (sorry for the pun). We will do it the only way that will bring us truth and peace – Scripturally … Continue reading THE THREAD CONTINUES: THE DIFFICULT DEFINITIONS

Marriage According to The Bible

When John and I were re-stationed in Hawaii, we attended the base chapel. I noticed something strange: all of the wives were incredibly happy, deliriously so, like they knew some wonderful secret. Finally, one day I asked what the secret was. They were attending classes called Renewing Love***(see note at very end of lesson) taught … Continue reading Marriage According to The Bible

THE BIBLICAL MANDATE OF NAMING NAMES Part II

Have you ever caught a close friend, spouse, or even a teacher in a little white lie? I occasionally find myself questioning the validity of their statements in future conversations.  I start to ask myself 'is there more to the story they're not telling me?' or, 'how much of what I just heard is true?'.  … Continue reading THE BIBLICAL MANDATE OF NAMING NAMES Part II